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Noel Price to depart Endemol

26 May 2015 5:37 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

An era in Australian children.s television comes to an end this Friday as Noel Price departs Endemol Australia after 17 years with Endemol and its predecessor Southern Star Entertainment.

As executive producer of children.s TV, Price created and/or oversaw some of Australia.s most successful animated and live action series including Blue Water High, Hairy Legs, In Your Dreams, Tracey McBean,. a gURLs wURLd, Classic Tales and Bottle Top Bill.

.I have had a fabulous run and had great support but all good things come to an end,. Price told If today.

His decision to step down reflects the daunting challenges of financing children.s content at a time when licence fees from broadcasters in Australia and internationally are static or falling, and young viewers have shifted from terrestrial TV to watching content online.

.The funding models have collapsed,. he said. .Networks aren.t paying the licence fees »

- Don Groves

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